kids act out something they can do. sample: my name is______________. i am a boy. i can wiggle. can you? can you do it, too?
My kids absolutely LOVE poptarts but I am really not a big fan of all the additives and sugar they contain. Plus they seem so expensive for something so simple. Well check out this awesome recipe for Homemade Raspberry Poptarts. They are so easy to make your kids can help you. Plus you can swap …
Summer list of things to do with the kids..... I thought I would do this for my kids but put the pictures in ring binder and we can go through it together and pick something out to do for the day. Good to come up with a Rainy Day section too.
Although my family was not raised in a barn, they sure act like it! I'm the only organizational one in the house. How do I deal with it, and more importantly, how can you survive without pulling your hair out? Read this article and it'll really help!
To Do: I want to learn how to make a purse/clutch from some my stash of vintage books...this is too cute..boy, can you tell I am looking for a project?
Again, too time consuming. If only I could just wiggle my nose and have it be done. (Why wiggle my nose? Feels like I should have to do Something!) ;)
Use PVC pipe to make a sand and water table for kids! My 2, 4, and 6 year olds have been loving this sensory play table. I am loving the fact that you can change out the tubs and do either water or sand (or something else!) but not have both out at the same...Read More »
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Tell Me About It board - take pic at beginning of the year and attach a laminated speech bubble. Each morning, kids can write in their bubble about something they want to share with you. To start the year, you could give sentences that they just need to finish (My name is... or "I like to...") Then, as the year goes on, kids can just start writing their own. LOVE IT!
I can not find a tree skirt that I like. LOVE this! Do you think my mom will help me make it? I am a remedial sewer.
When you are in a funk it can be really difficult to break out of it, especially because all you want to do is wallow. Here are 6 ways I have tried to break out when I am feeling a bit depressed and they usually work for me.
GREAT explanation! I always try to rack my brain trying to figure out why people do and act the way they do and I will never understand because I could never and would never be that way. I have finally learned this and I have finally let go and stopped "trying" to figure out people I am never going nor care to figure out. It is so liberating and has made my life so much better.
Polar bears on ice flow I love Polar bears would like to photograph them.Please check out my website Thanks www.photopix.co.nz Less & less ice makes it extremely difficult for polar bears and especially cubs to find places to rest and hunt. Many drown before they can find a place. Global warming sucks big time, do whatever you can to help them live. Helping them helps us too.
"I love women," is not a get out of jail free card. Thicke pulled the same bullshit when he was accused of degrading women in Blurred Lines: "When we made the song, we had nothing but the most respect for women," he said. ... I am fairly certain many of the men who buy sex & consume porn also think they do it because they really, really, love women. NOPE. You love women like I love wine - as something I consume selfishly for my personal benefit and as a product. - Megan Murphy #feminism
I hate when parents only yell at their kids for what they do wrong. I discourage yelling in our home. Kids listen better to talking it out. Praising them for what they do well is just as important. I can't image how some kids home lives can be. I'm so glad we get to be my boys parent's. They won't grow up in a home filled with arguing.
tub in shower-kids can splash and swim as much as they want! This is a brilliant idea for adults too. Whenever I take a bath I end up wanting to shower off at the end. This way you can just step out of the tub and shower off.---- genius. If I ever build a house it will have this..
tub in shower-kids can splash and swim as much as they want! This is a brilliant idea for adults too. Whenever I take a bubble bath I end up wanting to shower off at the end. This way you can just step out of the tub and shower off.---- genius. If I ever build a house it will have this.
Something fun for the kids to find one day. If I lived out by a wooded place, I would go pick a tree and do this too it for sure.
25 Creative DIY Toilet Paper Roll Wall Art. Ok, I love toilet paper roll art and we are recycling when we do it. I keep my paper towel rolls too; they work just as well, maybe a little stouter. Just check this pin out and I'm sure you'll find something you'll have to make!
If you have tried making macarons or heard of stories, you know that making them can be a bit tricky. I have made several batches of this macaron recipe, and each time they turn out perfect. I do a little dance out of excitement, honestly, it really does make my day.
Have chores in the little pocket for your kids when they get a toy taken away or leave it out after asked multiple times to put away..... I am going to do this when I have kids :)
Modge Podge Picture Monogram. You can do the whole family in a collage with the first letter of your last name. I would like to make one for each of my kids using the letter to their first name, I will start working on it early and make it a Christmas gift. Ssshhh its a surprise. Judi and I are going to make these! :)
Do you get frustrated when your kids don't listen? Or worse - does it make you feel like you're doing something wrong as a mom? "Am I Invisible Here or What?" is a must-read for moms, from Time Out with Becky Kopitzke - Christian encouragement and advice for moms and wives.
Tips on Taking a Volunteer Vacation - What a cool idea! Travel cheap all over the world & help out too. Something I want to do with each of my kids someday :)
Banana Bread In-A-Jar. If you put a canning lid on them when they first come out of the oven, they seal, and they will stay good for about two months. I've given my parents dessert in a jar for Christmas for years. You can also do pumpkin bread, carrot cake, and applesauce cake. You can do it with any moist
Hysterical! (Dads record their kids playing, and act out the scenes.) Do you want a penguin??
I tell my kids every time they are up set with me in a parenting moment "You don't have to like it, you can even be mad at me, but It's my job to raise good people and sometimes that means doing things you don't want to do."
Isaiah 60:22 ‘The least of you will become a thousand, the smallest a mighty nation. I am the LORD; in its time I will do this swiftly.’ God loves to take a little and make something great out of it. The little we may have can be greatly multiplied when placed in His hands. When the time for reaping comes, nothing can stop it. When the fullness of time arrives, things happen quickly.
Family Reunion Ideas Who Am I? Simply write the names of everyone at the reunion on small slips of paper and drop them in a hat. Then have each player draw a name and tape it to someone else’s forehead — without allowing him to see it. Players mix and mingle, asking other participants yes-or-no questions (“Do I have kids?” “Am I taller than you?”) until everyone figures out whose name is taped to his or her forehead.
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